NEW YORK, July 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vidaris, Inc. affiliate, IBA Holdings, LLC, (Vidaris) announced today that it has acquired Synergen Consulting International, LLC (Synergen). Vidaris is a leading A/E/C consultancy for building envelope, energy efficiency, specialty engineering, dispute resolution, code compliance, and construction administration. Synergen is a leading expert consultancy in forensic and risk analysis, claims and litigation consulting, and international arbitration. The partnership will significantly broaden both practices and expand Vidaris’ footprint into the Southwestern U.S. Synergen will operate as a business unit of Vidaris under the continuing leadership of its President, Bryan Byrd.
“Today is an exciting day for Vidaris and Synergen, and for our respective clients around the world,” said Marc Weissbach, Vidaris Chief Executive Officer. “Beyond the compelling benefits that this transaction creates for the firms we serve and our employees, the combination of Vidaris and Synergen is evidence of our commitment to building an integrated technical services delivery platform, operating globally, with superior capabilities in dispute resolution, litigation, and expert witness support. Synergen also deepens our existing position in the energy, power, and government services markets. We are pleased to welcome all members of the Synergen team to our organization.”
With the acquisition of C2G International (C2G) earlier this year, Vidaris now employs over 75 professionals in six offices dedicated to providing dispute resolution services for some of the most well-known and respected construction-related entities in the world, supported by more than 200 professionals in other expert, specialty technical service lines. Synergen adds to Vidaris’ and C2G’s construction advisory and property loss assessment capabilities, deepening a core competency that Vidaris is employing across its national platform.
Bryan Byrd, President of Synergen, added “This partnership presents a strategic growth opportunity to leverage the talent and expertise in both our firms, resulting in creative solutions that will meet the demands of the A/E/C industry. In aligning with Vidaris, we selected a forward thinking, agile and efficient partner that respects our culture and our people, and provides an environment for us all to contribute going forward.”
Weissbach concluded, “Our growth strategy is focused on delivering comprehensive technical and administrative solutions to our clients involved in all facets of construction, expanding the geography we cover, and providing a fast-paced professional environment for our employees.”
Synergen is a multi-disciplined consulting firm providing litigation support and project assistance services to facility owners, managers and contractors. With a global client base, Synergen has expertise in scheduling, claims evaluation, forensic accounting and project management.
Vidaris is a provider of specialty consulting services within the architecture, engineering and construction industries focusing on high-performance buildings and specialty structures. Through an integrated, holistic approach, our professionals provide solutions for building envelope, energy efficiency, sustainability, dispute resolution, code compliance and construction advisory projects. Vidaris employs over 300 professionals in 15 offices.